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What South African pirates download
An online piracy survey reveals what South African pirates download, and what methods they use
Zuma to fix the SABC
President Jacob Zuma is trying to resolve issues with the SABC board, his office said on Monday
Real reasons behind Vodacom’s first ever data price hikes
Vodacom recently announced data contract price hikes, the first time in history this has happened. Here is what forced Vodacom to raise its prices
Nasty e-toll prices for Cape Town on the cards
The City of Cape Town has won its appeal in the Supreme Court of Appeal and revealed details about Sanral’s tender for tolling in the region
Eskom in massive trouble
Eskom’s top management has been suspended, its chairman is fighting for his job, and the company has not renewed its purchase agreements for more capacity
Eskom load shedding update: Monday 30 March
The latest on load shedding from Eskom
Free WhatsApp on Cell C – will it work for voice?
Cell C has extended its free WhatsApp data promotion, and responded to questions about whether it will include WhatsApp calling
NSA wanted to stop eavesdropping on phone calls
According to current and former intelligence officials, the National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records
Massive broadband shock for South Africa
The latest Akamai State of the Internet report shows that South Africa is the only country in its region which failed to meet basic broadband standards
Shock mobile price hikes investigated
The National Consumer Commission and Icasa will meet to discuss the “shock increases in cellphone tariffs”
Mom tries to Facebook-shame daughter, gets pizza on face
A mother makes her daughter pose for a picture to prove that it will travel far and wide on the Web. She ends up getting prank calls, pizza deliveries, and a lesson for herself.
NSA's reported Huawei hack gives glimpse of agency's role in 'cyber Cold War'
The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.
Twitter battle in Turkey heats up, spreads to YouTube -- reports
The fight over a Twitter ban in the country intensifies, as the government reportedly blocks a workaround, the White House weighs in, and Google refuses to yank YouTube vids critical of the prime minister.
Apple rumor claims all-new, 12-inch MacBook Air
The MacBook is getting a makeover sooner rather than later -- if chatter from China is accurate.
Businesses of the future...with Samsung devices, of course (pictures)
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom -- called the Executive Briefing Center -- at its North American headquarters in New Jersey to show potential business customers what Samsung technology they can use to change their operations.
2048 starts easy; gets hard. Here's how to make it easy again
The Threes-like puzzle game sucks you in by making it seem easy to hit the magic number. Turns out, though, that it actually is easy -- if you understand the game's logic.
Samsung shows business customers how to be high tech
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom in New Jersey to demonstrate technology it has for hotels, financial firms, retailers, and other businesses.
Automating your 2048 game
2048 may be deceptively difficult in its later stages, but the early portion of the game can be played mindlessly by mashing the left and up arrow keys and building into a corner.
Google speeds WebP image format, brings animation support to Chrome
Other browser makers are unmoved by file-size advantages of the image format, but Google is pressing ahead. And it's saving terabytes of network usage a day on its own sites.
Obama talks spying with Facebook's Zuckerberg, Google's Schmidt
Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.